Articles by Topic - Practice Management

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Departments: Patient Test Requests Pose Challenges for Rheumatologists

Ethical challenges physicians face when patients request potentially unnecessary medical tests

Features: Long Delays for Appointments Underscore Need for More Rheumatologists

Patient access to rheumatologists a serious concern in rural and underserved U.S. communities

From the College: Clinical Documentation Improvement Programs Can Protect Physicians

CDI programs can validate patient care, support accurate coding practices, evidence-based care for quality-reporting measures

From the College: Coding Corner Answer: August

Medical decision-making for established diagnosis of gout that is worsening

From the College: Coding Corner Question: August

Level 4 coding for a follow-up visit by a patient with gout

From the College: 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System Incentives, Penalties

Deadlines physicians must meet in 2014 for reporting PQRS data to reap program benefits, avoid fines

Columns: Is Shared Decision Making Possible in Rheumatology?

A rheumatologist voices skepticism that physicians, patients can arrive at mutually shared healthcare decisions

Features: How to Manage Physician Burnout

Stress-coping techniques for physicians under strain of healthcare industry changes

From the College: Healthcare Market Payment Shift Makes Patient Co-Pays More Important

Physicians will need to enforce stricter policies, procedures to collect patient co-payments, deductibles

From the College: Coding Corner Answers: July

Answers to rheumatologists' five most common coding and billing questions



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